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An exciting opportunity to train as a site carpentry apprentice working on new build properties.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 830am to 430pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Receive regular training as and when agreed in a training programme, to understand and learn the trade
  • General assistance to the carpenter including assisting with all types of carpentry work in building wooden or part wooden items which form part of buildings (such as windows and stairs) both internal and external, and additional associated wooden items, such as furniture.
  • Assisting in general carpentry work and preparation as directed
  • As directed by the Line Manager to assist with storage, lifting, fetching supplies, unload and check deliveries
  • Undertaking tasks to assisting carpenter generally
  • Receive training so that you can assist with identifying hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair; to ensure compliance with agreed codes, law, working practices and health and safety
  • Liaising with line manager and other site workers and performing jobs as and when they are required, in accordance with contract/agreed requirements and within agreed time limits
  • Ensure compliance to agreed codes, legislation, and procedures including health and safety
  • Maintain accurate worksheets and records/documentation associated with your work
  • Immediately report problems/failures that may impact on the organisation and/or its clients/customers or which you think may effect health and safety to Line Manager
  • Meet your targets and contribute to those of the team as a whole
  • Contribute towards the smooth running of the team
  • Adhere to all organisation policies and procedures, including those relating to hygiene, respect for other team members, time keeping and flexibility

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprentice will work through a training plan for the Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours to enable them to achieve the end point assessment. The training will be delivered through one day a week at college plus workbased assessments. Upon passing the End Point Assessment, the apprentice will be awarded the Level 2 Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship Standard Certificate. Level 2 Functional Skills in maths & English will also be delivered as required. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Fulltime employment for the right candidate & progression onto the Advanced Carpentry Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired

About the employer

Toulson Carpentry & Joinery Ltd provide carpentry services to new build sites.







NG34 8GL

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Training provider



Joan Hastings

01529 307325

Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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